Friday, October 7, 2022

Terry Davis

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Last year’s next season is now for Memphis-area football teams

Memphis-area high schools have completed pre-season practices, with games that count toward aspirations of players, coaches, and fans set to begin this week. The season kicks off with games to be played on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The annual jamboree, which gives high school teams in...

Golf — as entertainment — delivered a must-see finish at FedEx St. Jude Championship

As streams of excited golf fans at the FedEx St. Jude Championship made their way to the third playoff hole, someone in the crowd screamed, “Cue the music; we’re walking in Memphis.” At that point on late Sunday afternoon, thousands upon thousands of others were...

The evolving caddie journey of Brian Mahoney

Brian Mahoney’s presence in Memphis at the FedEx St. Jude Championship reflects a rarity – he is one of about a handful of caddies employed by players on the Professional Golf Association (PGA) tour. Mahoney, 28, is a native New Yorker. Born in Harlem, he...

The cut at the FedEx St. Jude Championship slices two favorites from the field

The FedEx St. Jude Championship seems to deliver a surprise or two every year. Pencil the number one and two ranked PGA players not making it to the weekend in that category. Scottie Scheffler and Rory McElroy, first and second respectively, both missed the cut...

Weighing the Tigers and accounting for what lies ahead

The University of Memphis football program is at a pivotal point.  A great season could fuel the push into a higher-profile conference. With conference realignment in full effect, Memphis hopes to be a part of a move to either the Big 12 or the Athletic...

Golf pros ready to get it on at the FedEx St. Jude Championship

The FedEx St. Jude Championship annually centers much of the professional golfing world on Memphis for the beginning of the dash through the FedEx Cup Playoffs to the crowning of a champion. That is again the case this year, with the addition of a murky...

Knowing that ‘the standard is the standard,’ Whitehaven looks to move beyond last season’s disappointment

Whitehaven High School’s football Tigers are coming off a disappointing 7-4 season in which the team did not win the District Championship for the first time in over a decade. With a full off-season routine and a return to normalcy after the height of the...

As the season looms, Tigers embrace a community-service opportunity

The University of Memphis football team is a couple of weeks away from fall football camp. Before the team takes on the rigors of practices and weeks ahead of the first game, came an opportunity to reach out and serve the community. With youngsters from...

Former Tigers following paths to the NBA

LAS VEGAS -- The University of Memphis Basketball team has three players from last season playing in this year’s NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Specifically, that’s Jalen Duren (Detroit), Josh Minot (Minnesota) and Lester Quinones (Golden State).  Also making an unexpected appearance was the...

Tracking the Grizzlies in Vegas

LAS VEGAS – Most members of the current roster of the Grizzlies are in Las Vegas supporting Memphis’ summer league team. They showed up in full-support mode even though only half of them will be around for the opening day of the regular season....